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7.10/10
99 Votes
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Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from WWII Italy by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 117 min.
  • Language: German, Italian, English

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Schindler's List (1993)

8.60/10
9,281 Votes
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The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 195 min.
  • Language: German, Polish, Hebrew, English

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The Pianist (2002)

8.30/10
4,893 Votes
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The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 150 min.
  • Language: English, German, Russian

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Darkest Hour (2017)

7.30/10
3,187 Votes
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A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 125 min.
  • Language: English

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Max Manus: Man of War (2008)

7.10/10
127 Votes
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Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of World War II in Norway until peacetime in 1945.

  • Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • Language: German, Finnish, English, Norwegian, Russian

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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

6.90/10
14,394 Votes
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During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: French, Norwegian, English

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Downfall (2004)

7.80/10
2,074 Votes
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In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

  • Country: Austria, Germany, Italy
  • Duration: 156 min.
  • Language: Hungarian, German, Russian

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Where Eagles Dare (1968)

7.70/10
448 Votes
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World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general before it's too late.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 155 min.
  • Language: German, English

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Army of Shadows (1969)

8.00/10
284 Votes
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Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must continue a quiet, seemingly endless battle against the Nazis in an atmosphere of tension, paranoia and distrust.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Italy
  • Duration: 147 min.
  • Language: German, English, French

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The Resistance Banker (2018)

6.70/10
100 Votes
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In 1942, in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, the banker brothers Walraven and Gijsbert van Hall face their biggest challenge when they decide to help finance the Dutch resistance.

  • Country: Netherlands the
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: Dutch, German

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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

6.50/10
151 Votes
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When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 135 min.
  • Language: German, English, Polish, Spanish, Czech

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A Hidden Life (2019)

7.20/10
121 Votes
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Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive.

  • Country: Germany, Italy, United States of America
  • Duration: 174 min.
  • Language: English, German

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Fury (2014)

7.40/10
7,630 Votes
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In the last months of World War II, as the Allies make their final push in the European theatre, a battle-hardened U.S. Army sergeant named 'Wardaddy' commands a Sherman tank called 'Fury' and its five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America, China
  • Duration: 135 min.
  • Language: English

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The Great Escape (1963)

8.00/10
1,399 Votes
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The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 173 min.
  • Language: English, German, French, Russian

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Allied (2016)

6.70/10
3,154 Votes
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In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: Arabic, English, French, German

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Dunkirk (2017)

7.40/10
10,547 Votes
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The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Netherlands the, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 107 min.
  • Language: English, French, German

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Night and Fog (1960)

8.30/10
217 Votes
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Filmmaker Alain Resnais documents the atrocities behind the walls of Hitler's concentration camps.

  • Country: France, French Republic
  • Duration: 32 min.
  • Language: French

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Hart's War (2002)

6.30/10
487 Votes
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Fourth-generation Army Col. William McNamara is imprisoned in a brutal German POW camp. Still, as the senior-ranking American officer, he commands his fellow inmates, keeping a sense of honor alive in a place where honor is easy to destroy, all under the dangerous eye of the Luftwafe vetran Col. Wilhelm Visser. Never giving up the fight to win the war, McNamara is silently planning, waiting for his moment to strike back at the enemy. A murder in the camp gives him the chance to set a risky plan in motion. With a court martial to keep Visser and the Germans distracted, McNamara orchestrates a cunning scheme to escape and destroy a nearby munitions plant, enlisting the unwitting help of young Lt. Tommy Hart. Together with his men, McNamara uses a hero's resolve to carry out his mission, ultimately forced to weigh the value of his life against the good of his country.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 125 min.
  • Language: German, English

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Overlord (2018)

6.60/10
1,474 Votes
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France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

  • Country: Canada, United States of America
  • Duration: 110 min.
  • Language: English, French, German, Russian

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Suite Française (2014)

7.40/10
772 Votes
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France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers' own homes. Lucile initially tries to ignore Bruno von Falk, the handsome and refined German officer staying with them. But soon, a powerful love draws them together and leads them into the tragedy of war.

  • Country: Belgium, Canada, France, French Republic
  • Duration: 103 min.
  • Language: English, German

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Come and See (1985)

8.30/10
418 Votes
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The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

  • Country: Belarus, Russian Federation
  • Duration: 142 min.
  • Language: German, Belarusian, Russian

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